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Hose not draining, bucket only fills

I connected a hose to my dehumidifier, it drained continously from the hose for approx 8 months. Now that it is working overtime, summer months, the hose stopped draining and the bucket is filling with water.

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The easiest way to unstop the hose is to blow air through the end enough to clear the clumped up dust at the other end using air compressor or air pump.

Posted on Jul 12, 2010

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